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Your Horror Guide | 2019

Happy Halloween!!! We’ve made it to the last day of my 31 Days of Halloween, which I hope gave you lots of film options to binge tonight. It’s been such a challenge for me this month, writing a review every single day, but it has also been extremely fun too. Before I ring in this Halloween, I leave you with my final post of this month… my 2019 Horror Guide.


Escape Room

January 4

A group of friends enter a fun escape room, but discover their night of fun is about to take a sadistic turn. Formerly title The Maze, this film surely will make the fun draw of escape rooms, less appealing.


Glass

January 18

David Dunn is set to track down the mysterious Kevin, who poses a supernatural personality within. However, his old nemesis Mr. Glass, has other ideas. The follow-up to M. Night Shyamalan’s incredible Unbreakable/Splitfranchise is one of the most highly anticipated films of next year.


The Final Wish

January 24

The creators of Final Destination are bringing a new original horror film to cinemas in 2019. Michael Welch stars as a young man dealing with the aftermath of his father’s death. His distraught mother (Lin Shaye) wishes for her husband to return, and it would seem he does. However, her son will soon realize that the wish wasn’t granted, but instead being projected as truth by a demon.


The Prodigy

February 8

Orange is the New Black star Taylor Schilling stars in this film about a disturbed young boy. Whose mother fears something supernatural may be at play.


 Happy Death Day 2U

February 13

The follow-up to 2017’s horror hit Happy Death Day. Not much is known yet, but characters are expected to return.


Us

March 15

My Review: Jordan Peele Cements Himself As A Master Of Horror With ‘Us’

Another “social horror-thriller” by Jordan Peele, which marks his highly anticipated follow-up to Get Out. This film will find a family of four being tormented by, well, themselves.


Pet Sematary

April 5

A remake of the 1989 film based on the Stephen King novel, Pet Sematary finds a family uncovering the horror buried within their new town.


The Curse of La Llorona

April 19

My Review: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Is More of the Same, Without the Energy

The producers of The Conjuring bring this Mexican ghost story to life, of a ghostly woman who preys on women. The tale has inspired countless iterations, including the pilot episode of Supernatural.


BrightBurn

May 24

The plot is unknown, but we do know the film is a project by James Gunn and will star Elizabeth Banks.


Ma

May 31

Octavia Spencer plays a disturbed older woman, who befriends a group of high schoolers in a small town, letting them throw a party in her house. They will soon regret every becoming cordial with “Ma”.


The Dead Don’t Die

June 14

A small town becomes overrun by zombies in this horror comedy. Starring an insane cast comprising of Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, and so many more…


Annabelle Comes Home

June 28

Ed and Lorraine Warren once again face off with the possessed doll in the third installment of the Annabelle series. However, they’re not the only ones searching for her.


Midsommar

July 3

The latest, mysterious film for Ari Aster (Hereditary) takes place in rural Sweden, where a young couple will have their simple vacation become part of a pagan cults sinister plan.


Brahms: The Boy II

August 2

Katie Holmes stars in this sequel to the 2016 film The Boy.


The New Mutants

August 2

The X-Men universe dives into the horror genre with this film about five young mutants, held in a secret facility and discovering their powers. Starring Anya Taylor-Joy (Split), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things) and Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones).


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

August 9

The popular spooky books come to life in this feature film incarnation.


Ready or Not

August 21

A newlywed bride is shocked to find that her new family is playing a deadly game of Hide and Seek with her, in order to appease a ritual. Starring Samara Weaving and Adam Brody, this fun horror film will come out sometime in August.


Jacob’s Ladder

August 23

A remake of the 1990 film, starring Michael Ealy, this film follows a war veteran haunted by flashbacks of battle and hallucinations.


 It: Chapter 2

September 6

Pennywise is back after 27 years, and the Losers Club must return to stop him. Starring James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, and Bill Hader, among others.


Zombieland 2

October 11

The unknown plot will bring Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, and Jessie Eisenberg back for a second round of zombie action.


The Addams Family

October 18

Charlize Theron and Oscar Isaac lend their voice to an animated version of our favorite gothic family.


The Hunt

October 18

The newest Blumhouse production currently being kept under wraps but will star Emma Roberts.


Doctor Sleep

November 8

A sequel to the horror classic The Shining, starring Rebecca Ferguson, Ewan McGregor and Jacob Tremblay. McGregor takes on the role of Danny, the son of Jack Nicolson’s character in the previous film. As a grown up, Danny is still connected with the supernatural world.




Updates:

The Turning

Pushed to 2020 (previously March 14)

Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) and Mackenzie Davis (Black Mirror) star in this modern take of Henry James’ “The Turn of the Screw”.


Grudge

Pushed to January 3, 2020 (previously August 15)

A remake of the 2004 American remake of Ju-On, which starred Sarah Michelle Gellar.


Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Removed from 2019 schedule (previously October 11)

A film version of the beloved 90’s horror anthology kids series.

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